Community Services

Community Services requires a pre-application assessment for the following programs: Early Childhood Education (ECE), Early Childhood Education Workplace, Child and Youth Care or Disability and Community Support programs. The assessment is called the Community Services Academic Communication Assessment.

Community Services Academic Communication Assessment (ACA)

The Academic Communication Assessment tests your ability to read and write at a college level and includes two parts:

  1. A reading comprehension test, called Degrees of Reading Power (DRP).
  2. A textbook reading assessment and a written response called the Program Specific Assessment (PSA).

Learn more about the Academic Communication Assessment and explore helpful resources to help you prepare.


To sign up for the Community Services Academic Communication Assessment, please register online.